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Cycling Without Age – Community Spirit

If, like me, you’re a Brighton resident and often take a stroll along the seafront, you may have seen some curious looking cycles with two elderly people riding upfront as passengers.  All part of  Cycling Without Age, a charity whose volunteers take local care home residents out for some sea air…

Sunshine for the Soul!

After spending a fantastic week-end in Cologne, Germany, with some friends, we came across the Cazador Del Sol sun catchers, and fell in love! Swinging in the wind these amazing structures give a warm light! My first encounter with them was on a really dull day and they looked amazing…

Mothering Sunday, or Mother’s Day, is a celebration to honour your mum! Traditionally, children give flowers, presents and cards to their mums, and other maternal figures including grandma, stepmum and mother-in-law. This is a truly special day when we give cards, flowers or a special gift to our mum, to show our love…

Sale signs

Not sure about you but I really don’t like the colour red and just looking at it irritates me! All the sale signs that you see in every shop window from December into January do make you see them and instantly recognise the bargain coming…but is it just me or is…

Champagne has health benefits !

I just read an article in the Sunday paper about ‘eating yourself smart!’ Yes please! One of my New Year’s resolutions is to blog more, so smart is what I need! One particular section made me laugh, and I am sure might make you laugh too… Champagne is supposed to…

The history behind Valentine’s day

Every February the 14th, many places across the world exchange chocolate, flowers and gifts with their loved ones all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint, and where did these traditions come from? Find out about the history of this centuries-old holiday, from ancient Roman…

For 40 years the well crafted and beloved Moomin characters have filled children and adults alike with delight and joy by a simple but yet brilliant idea. Although first impressions would suggest that the author’s life would reflect these bubbly characters as a happy and fulfilled person, the true story…

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